. In Case You Missed It – President Biden Designates Two New National Monuments in Land Home to Ancient Indigenous Art « JO LEE MAGAZINE

ART NEWS – The designation covers over half million acres of land in Nevada that includes Spirit Mountain, or Avi Kwa Ame in the Mojave language, a culturally significant area that is also rich in biodiversity. These lands, Biden said during a briefing at the White House Conservation Summit, are home to “sacred lands that are central to the creation story of so many [Native American] tribes that have been here since time immemorial”. Around 33,000 acres of the Avi Kwa Ame area have been under federal protection since 1964.

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